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Pontiac 4th graders graduate from the Michigan State Police Gang Resistance Education and Training program. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

It’s A Real Threat — State Police Program Works To Keep Young Kids Out Of Gangs

“It’s difficult right now for them, even as they walk back and forth to school …”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade talks to reporters. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ) FILE

U.S. Attorney Announces Indictment Of 9 Detroit Gang Members

Nine members of a notorious Detroit street gang are being charged with a variety of crimes including murder and assault.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2014

Detroit Police Chief James Craig. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Detroit Police Chief: Death Threat Won’t Deter Fight On Drugs, Gangs

Police Chief Craig says he believes the threat was made by a gang member and drug dealer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

Joseph "Violent J" Bruce and Joseph "Shaggy 2 Dope" Utsler. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

ICP, ACLU Sue FBI Over Juggalos Gang Classification

Is being a fan of a certain rap group enough to make you part of a gang?

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2014

15. The spot Insane Clown Posse's album, The Wraith: Shangri-La, debuted on the Billboard charts.

Insane Clown Posse To Discuss Fans, Gang Label

In 2011, the FBI included Insane Clown Posse fans — known as Juggalos — in a national report on gangs.

01/08/2014

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U-M Researchers Say Gangs Occupy 2 Spaces: The Streets And The Internet

From the streets to cyberspace, 21st century gangs are taking their arguments to the Internet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

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Students Arrested, One Tasered After Gang-Related Fight

Six students at Taft Adult Education Center in Ferndale following a fight involving a street gang.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012

he Insane Clwon Posse attends the 2003 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena December 10, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Royal Oak Police Want “Insane Clown Posse” To Hit The Road

The move comes after the FBI designated the groups’ fan base of jugalos and jugalettes a gang.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

Scene of early morning shooting in Detroit. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

15-Year-Old Dead After ‘Gang Related’ Shooting In Detroit

A 15-year-old is dead after being shot in the chest on Detroit’s southwest side, and police believe it could be gang related.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2012

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